Posts Tagged ‘anthropology’

Clyde Hertzman. Photo credit: UBC Faculty of Medicine/Khalid Hawe

Four UBC professors appointed to Order of Canada

Jan. 2, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Four University of British Columbia professors, four alumni and two honorary degree recipients have been named to the Order of Canada, one of Canada’s highest civilian honours.

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UBC anthropologists help return iconic rock art to B.C. First Nation

Jun. 11, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

A massive piece of Aboriginal rock art, transported across the province nearly a century ago to reside in Vancouver, is finally heading home.

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Markets and religion – not family ties – shaped norms of fairness, punishment in complex societies: UBC study

Mar. 18, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , ,

Members of large-scale, complex human societies have learned to play nice with strangers through the norms that are associated with market participation and world religions, and not solely due to an evolved psychology for cooperation in small groups as previously believed, according to UBC-led research.

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